Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Summer arrives with a splash!
The summer holidays have arrived with a splash and so has our latest arrival.
Read about the birth of our California sea lion pup
Family fun days
Join the fun at our zooper family fun days on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July.
Find out more about our family fun days
Download the family fun days activity schedule (PDF - 3MB)
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
In 2015, Belfast Zoo became home to a striped hyaena! Hyaenas are not members of the dog or cat families. Instead they have a family all of their own, Hyaenidae.
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals
How you can help protect endangered species